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Comment Archives: Stories: Arts & Culture

Re: “Bloom Free

Isaac you were born to do this work. As Jocelyn Valencia was born to do hers. Give us more to see, as Sondheim said...

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Posted by omoya on 08/11/2017 at 12:37 PM

Re: “Bloom Free

Great piece on a spectacular human. Ive been away from Tucson and its important scene for some time, but as I watch from a distance, Jocelyn is magic, the kind of magic needed in Tucson, and this world. Many blessings and continued success.

6 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by E Letra on 08/10/2017 at 10:38 AM

Re: “Bloom Free

I really struggle with this. Am I the only one who struggles with the problems of being "woman of color in a white patriarchy" while at the same time indulging what arguably presents itself as a misogynist culture with a capital "M"?

To quote some 21 Savage lyrics: "Spray your block down, we not really with that ru-rah shit/Glock cocked now, I dont really give no fuck bout who I hit/Yeah, your bitch, she get jiggy with me/Keep that Siggy with me/Bitch, Im Mad Max, you know I got Ziggy with me"

Maybe, just maybe, the "ugly gentrification" we see in Tucson and elsewhere might, at least in part, have something to do with the fact that people here are getting tired of being exposed to the very themes that hip-hop seems to eternally perpetuate, like all this gang crap, glorification of misogyny, violence and crime ?

7 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by AZDiver on 08/10/2017 at 9:41 AM

Re: “A Peek Into 9/11

Charlie Sheen and the rest of us with a 4th grade education know that 9/11 was indeed a very inside job. It is way past time for the rest of the world to wake up before the wars generated because of the false flag attack destroys the world. Those buildings were imploded with demolition, just like Silerstein said they decided to 'pull' Building 7. Wakeup America have the courage we need to demand a criminal investigation.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Cheri Jacobs Aspenleiter on 08/01/2017 at 7:25 AM

Re: “Fun and Games and More

I've been to their gallery in Bisbee a few times and always enjoyed their work. Congratulations on your show! I wish I could be there!

Posted by Dane Henas on 07/29/2017 at 5:57 PM

Re: “Fun and Games and More

Love these two artists! So talented as well as open and approachable!

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Posted by Tammy Maki on 07/26/2017 at 6:30 PM

Re: “Fun and Games and More

And thanks to Margaret Regan for bringing it to our attention.

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Posted by Karen7 on 07/21/2017 at 6:30 AM

Re: “Fun and Games and More

What a clever curator, to have found Sam and Poe in Bisbee! And then to bring them to Tucson! I'm entranced by their work and I've visited the exhibit three times already. I'm planning to bring some friends to share it with.

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Posted by Karen7 on 07/21/2017 at 6:28 AM

Re: “Requiem for Rolf

Rolfs death has turned sweet 16. I cried over his absense tonight for the first time since I cried laat, 16 years ago. I didnt understand myself over the years, meaning why I felt so cold and absent of care of who we were to each other, but for whatever reason, Rolf resurected for me tonight, whole, im glad this piece exists on line. Your portait of him, is intensely accurate. Prayer cireworks up forever.

Posted by Niles Hunter on 07/17/2017 at 11:29 PM

Re: “Bisbee Deportation

The name of my art project is "The Undesirables" not The Deplorables. The title is critically important.

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Posted by Laurie McKenna2 on 07/07/2017 at 7:27 PM

Re: “Bisbee Deportation

my name is Laurie McKenna, not Laura McKenna. Thank You Tucson Weekly!!!

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Posted by Laurie McKenna2 on 07/07/2017 at 7:25 PM

Re: “Bisbee Deportation

Admission to Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum is free for Bisbee residents during July and August.

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Posted by bethhenson on 07/06/2017 at 9:01 AM

Re: “Bisbee Deportation

Thanks for the great coverage! We have worked long and hard on all these events and hope to share what we have done with Tucson and the rest of the free world in Baja Arizona.

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Posted by Mike Anderson on 07/06/2017 at 7:33 AM

Re: “Brave New Masters

What greasy franch fries were you smelling lady?

Posted by cetus on 06/15/2017 at 8:26 PM

Re: “God On Our Side

The performance times are at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays. You can visit the roadrunnertheatrecompany.org site for more information, or call the theater at 207-2491. Also, the listing for the show is on this site and in the paper.

Posted by Larry Fuller on 06/15/2017 at 7:54 AM

Re: “God On Our Side

please - you didn't note the times the play is showing or give a phone number -

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Posted by NE needs culture, food, etc. on 06/10/2017 at 2:08 PM

Re: “God On Our Side

Had no idea that Neil Simon wrote a play based on the book of Job. Knowing Simon's body of work, it sounds like it should be an underrated gem.

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Posted by Ex-Arizonan on 06/08/2017 at 9:28 PM

Re: “Art Cruisin'

Crooked Tooth Brewery invites an artist to show their work each month beginning the 2nd Saturday, June 10th this month. This is my 2nd showing and 12-15 of my paintings will be on display. Douglas B Jackson....Abstract Oil Paintings

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Posted by D J on 06/01/2017 at 6:34 AM

Re: “Headline Ripping

This was a concise, probing and analytical theater review. Thanks.

Now if only you could replace that grim movie critic at the Weekly.

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Posted by Gurnemanz on 05/27/2017 at 8:54 AM

Re: “Vanishing Waters

US drought levels fall to lowest point in years

Just 5 percent of the United States is experiencing drought conditions, the lowest level of drought here since government scientific agencies began updating the U.S. Drought Monitor on a weekly basis in 2000.

Record rain and snowfall over the winter on the West Coast and heavy spring rains in the Midwest have alleviated some of the worst and longest-lasting drought conditions ever recorded.

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/333113-us-drought-levels-fall-to-lowest-point-in-years

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Posted by What, Again on 05/12/2017 at 6:10 PM

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